Fundraiser for Poulos’ cancer treatment |

Fundraiser for Poulos’ cancer treatment

Many of the Snake River firefighters and extended family members are coming together for a leukemia fundraiser spaghetti dinner to benefit Ruth Poulos and help with her mounting medical costs. Poulos, former office manager for Snake River Fire, was diagnosed with leukemia last fall and is currently in remission and undergoing chemotherapy. The spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held 5-9 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Elks Lodge in Silverthorne.The dinner will feature homemade sauce and meatballs made by renowned Summit County chefs.Cost for the event is $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Dinner will include spaghetti, salad, bread, beverage and dessert. Vegetarian sauce also will be provided. Live music will be performed by Mark Glenn and Leon Joseph Littlebird. A cash bar will be available, and everyone attending will get the chance to win lift tickets and lodging at the Zephyr Lodge in Winter Park, courtesy of Intrawest.Volunteers are currently collecting items for a silent auction from businesses throughout Colorado. For more information or to donate items for the fundraiser, call Kathy at (970) 468-6090 or Barbara at (970) 513-9227.

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